1996 Volkswagen Jetta User Reviews

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    Displaying 11 - 20 of 34 1996 Volkswagen Jetta reviews.

    1996 Volkswagen Jetta 4 Dr GLX VR6 SedanReview
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    My Vr6 — The Arizona sun KILLS clearcoat, CRACKS rubber and FADES interiors! I love the power in the VR6. The brakes stop in plenty of time. Shifts smooth. Love the leather. A little hard to work on with that VR6 "shoehorned" into the compartment.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: I love everything about this car.

    Cons: The sun has turned my pristine little car into a stunt-double for a Mad-Max sequel!

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    1996 Volkswagen Jetta 4 Dr Trek Limited Edition SedanReview
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    Fun And Great To Drive, But If You Buy American, Youll Go Faster — acceleration with the manual is pretty nimble, fuel economy and handling is really good. it is german so be prepared to wait for and pay good money for parts when it breaks down. i really like the trunk room and the interior layout is pretty straight forward. road noise is excessive, even with brand new tires.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: manual shift, good sound system, plenty of room, fun sporty car

    Cons: repairs are expensive, its a four door,

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    1996 Volkswagen Jetta 4 Dr Trek Limited Edition SedanReview
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    Use Mainly For First Time Drivers Or If Looking For A Commuter Car. — This is a very nice car for a first time driver. Generally, these are not manual and thus make it an easier transition into driving. Does need regular check-ups due to it's age, however it definitely works for getting me from point A to point B. Very fun to drive and gas doesn't usually cost more than $25 bucks to fill up.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Good gas mileage, fun, good acceleration

    Cons: Poor build quality, requires somewhat high end maintenance and care.

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    1996 Volkswagen Jetta 4 Dr GLS SedanReview
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    Balleerrrr — good car.. reliable. she broke a little bit ago but she got fixed thanks to my dad. she has a very nice interior and exterior. it doesnt cost too much for gas. i fill up about every 2 weeks. about 300 miles to the tank..

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: the new sound system i put into it

    Cons: she's old

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    1996 Volkswagen Jetta 4 Dr Trek Limited Edition SedanReview
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    Love Jettas. — I'm a sucker for Jetta's ask anybody. I do like the way they perform my suggestion is to buy a newer Jetta than what I've purchased in the past and make sure the previous owner treated it as deserved. Owners that have done so tell me they love their Jetta's way more than I. That's saying something.

    Pros: Cause I'm selling

    Cons: All the problems I already fixed.

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    1996 Volkswagen Jetta 4 Dr GLX VR6 SedanReview
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    The Car I Imagined When I Bought It — i love it cause it's mine and i made it mine in every way possible, from top to bottom. There is very few parts that are original but it drives as though it were made that way. It`s fun to drive and looks great while doing it. I couldnt ask for much more!

    Pros: torquey

    Cons: always an issue

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    1996 Volkswagen Jetta 4 Dr GL SedanReview
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    1996 Jetta Ftw! — I love this car through and through. The only thing missing would be a sunroof, cruise control, and a laser cannon. I don't like that the parts start wearing out around 180k, but hey, nothings perfect right? The gas mileage of this model is right around 38mpg. Yeah, that's right, a 10 year old car is getting better mileage than your new hybrid!

    Pros: Excellent gas mileage, room for your friends.

    Cons: Made of earthly matierals.  Exists on standard Earth timeline!  Please get maintain as suggested.

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    1996 Volkswagen Jetta 4 Dr GLX VR6 SedanReview
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    Awesome Car — I love this damn car. It does everything i hoped for and more. Chirps third gear happily and draws lots of looks. The VR6 is just so awesome as a motor. Great power, awesome sound, and suprises a lot of people. Most people find it hard to beleive im not turbo'd

    Pros: VR6, 4 Doors, Fast

    Cons: VW Electrical Systems

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    1996 Volkswagen Jetta 4 Dr GLX VR6 SedanReview
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    Hottest Veedub Guaranteed — the car is, was and always willl be an icon due to stunning looks and amazing perfomance. . .if you want one then you better be able to fork out the money because not only is a VR6 in good condition rare but the 2.8 in-line 6 cylender powerhouse wil dry up your pockets but also leave you with no doubt that this is umong the best volkswagens ever made

    Pros: everything

    Cons: absolutely nothing

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    1996 Volkswagen Jetta 4 Dr GL SedanReview
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    The Jetter — This car will go through anything, especially if you have seen the way my wife drives. 2.0 Jettas aren't to quick on the start but get up pretty well. The Gas mileage on Jetta's is great and overall cost is really normally no big deal the problem is just with ours. Overall maybe a 3

    Pros: good looking car, runs forever, will go through anything.

    Cons: Leaks all kinds of fluid(just ours) power doors don't work(just ours)

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    Excellent By Mannyhutch

    Great daily driver, very good on gas, reliable, comfortable, this is a car that any person that has a long daily commute will enjoy, best part is going to the gas pump and not spending too much to fil... Read More

    Great Daily Driver For The People Who Enjoy Driving By dustan

    Overall a great car, I enjoy every drive. The car is comfortable and efficient all while being completely sexy. The car can get out of its own way well and it a blast to drive at highway speeds. The a... Read More

    2013 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    Love Our Jetta By chuckcars

    This is our go to town car. Had it 2 years. Changes the oil, free at dealer, and no trouoble. except for inability to change the clock time this year. Now for a trip to the dealer since it is still in... Read More

    Very Happy With Car By Jcar

    Super pleased with economy - I drive mostly highway, mostly 75-80 mph and average over 40 mpg. This is reason I bought the car - as I drive 120 miles to/from work. Great stereo, nice comfort, ve... Read More

    2012 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    2012 Vw Jetta By Will

    Amazing car! Fun to drive around for daily commutes and even better for long road trips with good friends. I have driven this car through the best and worst weather conditions and it has kept powering... Read More

    Decent Car For A Decent Price By lemoffett

    I loved that this car was under $20k brand new. I also liked that it came with black interior for a white car. The best thing about this car was that all windows rolled up/down with one click. I went ... Read More

    2011 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    2011 Vw Jetta Review By Hauk

    This model - the SEL - is loaded with navigation and all the other amenities including bluetooth, heated seats, the only thing it's missing is a back up camera Great car for the value. It has that so... Read More

    2011 Vw Jetta Review By Hauk

    This model - the SEL - is loaded with navigation and all the other amenities including bluetooth, heated seats, the only thing it's missing is a back up camera Great car for the value. It has that so... Read More

    2010 Volkswagen Jetta Reviews

    Great Student Car By Ginese1

    This car was the perfect pick for my daughter, she learned to drive with my Volvo SUV, then my Passat. These were a little big for her and harder to navigate parking situations. I surprised her with... Read More

    Great Value By Jonesb930

    Overall I am happy that I purchased this car. I am at 100K and ready to trade it in but have been hesitating since it was such a great car overall. I have driven a newer model Passat during the last s... Read More

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